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to linger well into the fall. >> karen brown is investigating the impact starting in northern texas she discovered one happy crop that's thriving in the heat. >> reporter: here in the texas panhandle cliff bingham is turning dust into gold. >> does redding. >> reporter: the drought sucked the life out of most crops but the bingham family farm is a bright spot. how good is your crop this year? >> fantastic this year. we've got the quality and the quantity. >> reporter: bingham is growing grapes. they can tolerate droughts and in fact the heat makes them sweeter. they're so profitable, bingham uses most of his water for his vineyards leaving the cotton crop to survive on rain. so you can make ten times more off of these grapes than your cotton with the same amount of water. >> correct. >> reporter: in fact farmers doubt they'll make any profit on cotton this year. >> it is -- in a word finished. >> reporter: on jason coleman's farm the plants are small and the flowers on top a bad sign. >> they've waved the white flag of surrender, they're done and it's finished. >> reporter: analysts say
, numerous across the south from the gulf coast and texas going back to the deep south. we had a lot of activity yesterday afternoon and evening. diminished somewhat during the overnight but still storms going pretty strong there in western north carolina this morning as that boundary is down there. not moving much. in fact, i don't expect to see much activity today although a stray storm can't be ruled out. you see the elevation, the mountainous areas are going to have a better chance than around here. tonight partly cloudy. then tomorrow again a mix of sun and clouds. looks like up in the mountains of pennsylvania much better chance we'll see something on thursday but i do think by friday a few more storms work their way toward us. so your forecast 89 today. stray storm. partly sunny skies. tonight we'll be back in the low 70s in town. 60s north and west. near 90 tomorrow. 90 friday. could be a couple of storms friday. the heat is going to creep back over the weekend. 92 saturday. some afternoon storms. sunday 94. then mid-90s as we head into early next week. 5:18. monika samtani c
. >> plus, we'll check and see if any of the rain that caused these flash floods in texas is coming our way. >> okay birthday time. let's see who's celebrating -- >> we'll be right back. happy birthday if this is your day too. >>> sunday morning on "biocentury this week," will biotech venture capitalists continue digging into their own pockets to keep companies afloat? we crunch the numbers on "biocentury this week" sunday morning at 8:30, why should our wallets tell us what our favorite color is? every room deserves to look great. and every footstep should tell us we made the right decision. so when we can feel our way through the newest, softest, and most colorful options... ...across every possible price range... ...our budgets won't be picking the style. we will. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. make room for savings with $37 basic installation on martha stewart living and platinum plus carpet. >>> good morning and welcome back to 9news now. it is 5:45 and always happy to say it's friday. happy to have anny hong here and she has our weekend forecast. >> happ
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at the big ridge of high pressure over oklahoma, north texas and kansas i should say, with showers and storms up and over that. scattered showers and storms off the carolina coast. winds more out of the east that will keep our temperatures from being too warm. as we get into the afternoon the winds hit the blue ridge and some of the mountains out west. pop up showers there maybe one or two by the bay. spotty showers this afternoon, nothing terribly widespread. quieter tonight with mostly cloudy skies, more storms, especially in the mountains tomorrow more area wide coverage come wednesday. today green, good, 88 degrees, isolated showers and storms. 60s and 70s tonight. yellow alert days. tomorrow probably green to yellow borderline with a couple of storms 86. 8 wednesday, we get back to the 90s with a cup of storms by wednesday. >>> howard good morning everybody. i don't have any major incidents to report early this monday morning, i'm happy to say. if you are planning to head northbound on i-95, you are seeing a bit of yellow here. let's take a live look closer in springfield you are running
to 49%. >>> we have shown on tv yesterday that we have had crews coming in from texas from canada. are they helping your crews now or are they getting started this morning? >> we have had crew that his come in really within 12 to 18 hours after the storm moves through the system. i was out throughout the day yesterday. i talked to crews here from ohio, here from south carolina. we have had crew that his have been coming in. the bulk of the crews the large force that we are used to seeing will not be in place until late today, probably into tomorrow. but we do have crews from out of town that are in place and are working now. >>> one final question, clay. we saw the explanation from michael maxwell about the sub stations and the feeder lines before they can get into the neighborhood. i think people would like to see someone in the neighborhood talking about when they are going to at least cut back some of the tree limbs tree branches. any of the pepco workers currently on the job right now working hard. we do understand that specifically targeting getting some of these tree branche
at heritage auctions in texas did. >> we believe this is the most significant find in the history of the hobby. when they sent in the package and we initially opened it up, our republican was oh, my god, you know, these are the nicest condition examples of this series that we've ever seen. >> reporter: these cards were given away as a candy promotion around 1910 and they include such baseball luminaries as thai cobb, cy young and christy matthew son. kissner assumes his immigrant grandfather did not know what to do with them so he put them in the attic and forget about them. today's value? about $3 million. cards like these are graded on a psa scale of one to ten. >> the biggest surprise? when chris ivy called me and said one of the cards graded at a ps a-10. i went great, which one? >> wagner, the mona lisa of baseball cards. >> reporter: the kissner grandfather is survived by about 20 family members who will divide the windfall when the cards are auctioned off next month. it's safe to say they'll be telling a story for generations about how a simple home cleaning turned into a financial home
. >> police are on the look for this purse snatching punk after a brazen attack in texas. he's on the loose this morning. >>> find out why hundreds are in the streets in anaheim, california, throwing bricks and bottles at police this weekend. >>> it is 5:08 on this monday morning. warm and muggy out there. areas of drizzle, even a few sprinkles but i think overall the key today is going to be the heat. we're going to go back into the low 90s after the nice relatively cool weekend. here's a look at your day planner. look for clouds mixing in with sunshine at times. we'll be in the mid- to upper 80s by lunch time. 90 at 5:00 p.m. again a chance for the afternoon thunderstorm. highs today into the low 90s. i'll be back in five minutes with a pretty warm to hot seven- day forecast. right now here's monika with your latest look at timesaver traffic. >>> happy to say volumes are still light on the southbound side of i-270. this is what it looks like at clopper road heading toward rockville. all lanes are open no problems on 355 or great seneca highway as well. i'll be back in a few minutes with m
, texas. he's a philadelphia native and he broke into acting after joining the ensemble company in new york. from there he landed one of his first television gigs in "all in the family" and he was hysterical on that too. that led to "the jeffersons." after a long break in television, he returned in the 1980s in "amen." he was 74 years old. >> such a loss. a lot of us grew up with him. >>> time right now is 5:08. ferril cats taking over one neighborhood. find out why residents think the plan to get rid of them may be a bad idea. >> sit back and you'll hear a tale of a maiden voyage without a soul on board. we'll tell you why coming up. . >>> it is 10 after ak on this wednesday morning. -- after 5:00 on this wednesday morning. temperatures are going to be gorgeous of the here's the day planner. this morning we actually have 60s in spots. still in the low 70s in the metro. 77 by 9:00. noon 83, sunny, dry and highs today in the upper 80s. we will see some high heat returning tomorrow. details on that forecast in five minutes. right now monika with timesaver traffic. >>> a nice look at rout
'll have more traffic coming up in my next report at 5:39. >>> campaign 2012 president obama heads to texas today. he spent the evening here in washington. >> during the day monday, he made stops on the campaign trail in ohio. that is where he told the crowds that mitt romney's tax plan would not help strengthen the u.s. company. -- >> the u.s. economy. >> governor romney's economic plan would in fact create 800,000 jobs. there's only one problem. the jobs wouldn't be in america. >> what does this say about a president whose record is so poor that all he can do in his campaign is attack me? >> mitt romney's advisors dismiss the study president obama cited saying its author donated money to the obama campaign. meanwhile the presumptive nominee may try to inject a new topic into the race. a top romney advisor says he could decide on a running mate by the end of this week. >>> metro's silver line should start running a little over a year from now. today the final piece of the aerial tracks over tysons corner will be put into place. nine nine now reporter delia goncalves -- 9news now reporter d
's situation. >>> 5:33 now. texas congressman michael mccall says the f.b.i. mishandled information. during the events leading up to the deadly fort hood attack in 2009. army psychiatrist major nadal hassan apparently was communicating with a well known terrorist before he shot and killed 13 people on that base. congressman mccall says the f.b.i.'s washington division was more concerned about political correctness than making sure the military had the information it needed on hassan. >>> investigators are still trying to figure out what caused an airport shuttle to crash on the dulles toll road yesterday. this is in the westbound lanes near reston parkway exit. the driver and four passengers in the shuttle were hurt. four of those had just minor injuries. one person was flown by helicopter to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. yesterday's accident comes nearly a year after a deadly accident involving another super shuttle van on the same road. one person was killed in that accident. the driver was charged with reckless driving. and a 9news now investigation revealed that more driv
. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> president obama attended a series of fund-raisers in texas yesterday. the lone star state has not voted for a democratic presidential candidate since jimmy carter in 1976. >>> making news now at 5:53, the united nations security council is scheduled to vote today on a new resolution about syria. the resolution threatens sanctions if they keep using heavy wep ronry but russia may veto the measure. >>> ed southwest -- the southwest virginia time of all take vista is on groundbreaking research. they dumped the toxin pcb into a local pond. city leaders are now planting trees and dumping microbes into the water to see if the levels will decrease. the plan is based on some research from the university of maryland. >>> today a federal reserve -- today federal reserve chairman ben bernanke is headed back to capitol hill. lawmakers hope he has something uplifting to say. yesterday he said the country faces another recession if congress doesn't resolve its budget impasse. >>> a nine nine now investigation lead -- a 9news now investigation leads to the
with his family in texas but because of financial stress, he had to move in with an adult cousin in virginia. >> things did not work well so i moved out. >> reporter: he said he was reduced to being a live-in nanny or house boy just doing chores and not going to school. that's when he realized his education was a top pry quart. >> that's -- top priority. >> that's when -- [indiscernible] i don't want things to go wrong with me so i focus on my education. >> reporter: when he enrolled in public high school in falls church, school officials realized he was homeless. he was referred to the alternative house and use their initiative he now shares a home with three roommates. >> my roommates usually ask about my education, how i go about my ed indication. i know they -- education. i know they care about me. >> reporter: the rent is subsidized. he pays $150 a month with the money he turns working at sears part-time. last year the homeless youth initiative helped 17 high school students earn their diplomas. >> it's been just phenomenally successful. it takes kids who probably would have
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